Fact Sheet: India - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1.2 billion
  • Total area: 3,287,263 km2
  • Currency: Indian Rupee
  • Language(s): Hindi and English most widely used

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP: $2 trillion  
  • GDP per capita: $1,613
  • GDP growth: 5%
  • Inflation: 9.5%
  • Unemployment: Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed foods
  • Automotive
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Forestry and wood products
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Transportation and infrastructure
  • Financial services
  • Life sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Dialogue on Trade and Investment
  • Canada-India CEO Forum
Trade and Investment
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to India2,8 billion
Canada’s merchandise imports from India2,9 billion
Canadian investment in India613 million
Indian investment in Canada3,7 billion